6. What kinds of applications are not suited for dry ice cleaning?
There are three categories of applications where dry ice cleaning is not the right technique:
• The base material is too soft and can be damaged by the high impact of the pellets. Examples are soft wood and some softer plastics.
• Thick coatings of very hard material that have a strong bond with the underground.
Examples are baked-on enamel on cast iron, primers in car parts, …
• Soft contaminants, like oil, tend to splatter and may require special procedures or collection system.
- 1. In what kind of applications has Dry Ice Cleaning proven to be very effective?
- 2. What happens to the contaminant?
- 3. How does dry ice blasting compare to other methods?
- 4. What is dry ice?
- 5. Dry ice blasting: how does it work?
- 7. What do I need to clean with dry ice?
- 8. What is the economical benefit of dry ice cleaning?